The Superintendent of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) is appointed by the governing Board of the School. TEC 30.023
The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a special school within the public education system of Texas. As such the TSBVI Superintendent is responsible for implementing those laws and rules governing Texas public schools that are applicable to TSBVI.
TSBVI also functions as a state agency. The chief administrative officer of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired shall, as required, function as the executive director of a state agency, subject to the same laws and regulations as may apply to directors of similar state agencies.
For the purpose of school governance and administration, the term Superintendent may be employed interchangeably with Executive Director. In written policies and other school documents, references to the term Superintendent shall mean the same as Executive Director.
Amended: 1/29/93, 1/23/15
Reviewed: 9/27/96, 02/09/01, 4/3/09